Cup FAQs:

Q: Is a cup a small open container used for drinking and carrying drinks?

A: Yes.

Q: Are cups sometimes used for this transition?

A: Yes.

Q: Are cups often distributed for promotional purposes?

A: Yes.

Q: Are cups used for quenching thirst across a wide range of cultures and social classes?

A: Yes, and different styles of cups may be used for different liquids or in different situations.

Q: Is a cup a significant step on a baby's path to becoming a toddler?

A: Yes, it is recommended that children switch from bottles to cups between six months and one year of age.

Q: Are cups associated with the element of water and is regarded as symbolizing emotion?

A: Yes, and intuition, and the soul.

Q: Are cups intended to be used only once?

A: Yes.

Q: Were cups sometimes fashioned from shells and hollowed out stones?

A: Yes.

Q: Are cups well suited to hold drinkable liquids?

A: Yes, and hot drinks like tea are generally served in either insulated cups or porcelain teacups.

Q: Were cups used in the Americas several centuries prior to the European arrivals?

A: Yes.

Q: Are cups often associated with love?

A: Yes, and relationships, fears, and desires.

Q: Are cups an obvious improvement on using cupped hands to hold liquids?

A: Yes.

Q: Were cups made for a variety of purposes?

A: Yes, and possibly including the transportation and drinking of alcoholic beverages.

Q: Are cups used primarily for alcoholic beverages such as beer?

A: Yes, and wine, cocktail, and liquor.